Laker Welcome is a series of "welcome back to school" activities offered by registered student organizations and campus departments. All students are encouraged to participate as we say goodbye to summer and usher in a new academic year! For more information about the activities log on to www.gvsu.edu/events.

 

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
8PM-Midnight Meijer Mania -- charter bus runs continuous loop from Kirkhof and Mackinac stops

 

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
6:30PM Off Campus Student Welcome (Grand River Room) -- a free dinner and Transitions leader meet-up for new students who live off campus!
7:30PM Hooray! (Fieldhouse)
9:00PM Laker For A Lifetime Kickoff- (Parking Lot C (FH Parking Lot))

 

Thursday, August 22, 2013
9:30AM-4:00PM Transitions
4:00PM-6:00PM Students of Color Welcome Mixer- (Alumni House)
7:00PM-9:00PM Rec Fest (Campus Recreation Center)
Laker FanFest (Kelly Family Sports Center)
9:00PM-10:00PM Fireside Bash (Robinson Field) sponsored by Sigma Pi

 

Friday, August 23, 2013
8:30AM-1:30PM Transitions (Classrooms and Fieldhouse Arena)
All-Campus Picnic (Parking Lot C)
1:00PM-4:00PM Undecided (Pre-Major) Freshmen: Not sure about your major? Advising startes HERE and NOW for all new freshmen- (KC 2215/2216)
2:00PM-4:00PM Pre-Business Freshmen: Find out more about all the majors in the Seidman School of Business- (Grand River Room KC 2250)
College of Education Students: This open house will allow you the opportunity to speak with faculty and staff from the College of Education and learn more about their majors and minors- (KC 2263)
4:00PM-6:00PM Pre-Nursing/Nursing Freshmen: Kirkhof College of Nursing presents "It Begins Here. It Starts Now" or all incoming freshmen- (Cook-Dewitt Center Allendale Campus)
7:00PM-midnight

Laker Weekends First Friday at the Kirkhof Center!

7:00 p.m. Laker Traditions Fashion Show (tent behind KC)

7:00 p.m. NPHC Yard Show (Carillon Plaza)

8:00 p.m. The Great Gatsby in the Home Theater

Look for info tables and Live Entertainment in the KC Lobby and Area 51!

8:00 - 10:00 p.m. Kirkhof Center Showcase -- visit the Student Organization Center, LGBT Resource Center, Women's Center, and Multicultural Affairs for food, prizes, games and a photo booth! Also meet the Community Service Learning Center for ice cream in KC 2215.

9:00-11:30 Taste of Culture in Thornapple Room. Enjoy yummy food and meet Cultural organization leaders!

9:00-midnight  CLUB GV in Grand River Room

 

Saturday, August 24, 2013
9AM-1:30PM Service Saturday (Please click here for additional information and registration information about Service Saturday)
9:00AM-12:00PM Undecided (Pre-Major) Freshmen: Not sure about your major? Advising startes HERE and NOW for all new freshmen- (KC 2215/2216)
9:30AM Majors in: Medical Laboratory Science, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Allied Health Sciences (AHS), Radiation Therapy, Radiologic & Imaging Sciences and Therapeutic Recreation: Learn about the College of Health Professions- (Pere Marquette KC 2204)
10:00AM Pre-Professional Students: Chiropractic, Dental, Medical, Optometry, Podiatry, Pharmacy or Veterinary Medicine: Start your pre-professional career now- (KC 2263)
11:00AM Graduate Programs in: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician's Assistant Studies, Speech Language Pathology, and Public Health: Learn more about the College of Health Professions graduate programs- (Pere Marquette KC 2204)
11:30AM Pre-Professional Students: Chiropractic, Dental, Medical, Optometry, Podiatry, Pharmacy or Veterinary Medicine: Start your pre-professional career now- (KC 2263)
1:00PM-4:00PM Back To School Bash giant inflatable games, food, info tables and more! Kirkhof Center East Lawn
4:00PM Cris Cab concert sponsored by Spotlight Productions! Kirkhof Center East Lawn
9:00PM Outdoor Movie at Robinson Field sponsored by Spotlight Productions! "Now You See Me"

 

Sunday, August 25, 2013
10:00AM Renaissance Carnival on Robinson Field
1:00PM
5:30PM
6:30PM
8:00PM

 

* Schedule is subject to change. Please check back often as updates are made.

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